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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We didnt stay over but we had dinner there. Everyone from the concierge (Ethan that made our dinner reservation), Eric, who set our table and brought us water and Tom, our incredible server made the evening a joy. Our meals were tasty and very generous. Think home style dinner, not works of art that you need to stop for a...

Thank TonySt999
Bloomfield Hills MI
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stayed for a weekend at the end of August and found it to be a lovely place. We had a room facing the bay, with a balcony on the second floor and really enjoyed it. The inn dates back to the late 1800's early 1900's, free of phones and TVs in your room. It is very quiet even on...

Thank jmbjdc
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My daughter and I stayed in a one bedroom suite with a balcony and fireplace. The view from the balcony overlooks the beautiful bay and hills. There are no televisions, or telephones available in the rooms, however there is television is in the library, located on the second floor, This gem is a short drive from the downtown area, where...

Thank Iamvictorious
Lexington, Michigan
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed there a night during a golf weekend in Boyne. It's close to Boyne. We loved the atmosphere, room, view and charm. We could care less about having a tv. Close to the downtown, the state park and the wheelway. We walked everywhere! We'll definitely be returning!

Thank juliejawz
Terre Haute, Indiana
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We can hardly wait to return to the Stafford Bay View Inn! The customer service was first rate, and the room was wonderful. Beautifully decorated and so comfortable and clean. Really special! Breakfast was also excellent and included. Husband raved about his classic eggs benedict, and the cherry/cinnamon French bread was quite good. Can't say enough good things about this...

Thank Poospouse
Flat Rock, Michigan
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We recently stayed at Bay View for our anniversary and it was wonderful! The best parts about this property are the outdoor seating areas on the porch and lush grounds right on the shores of Little Traverse Bay, the fabulous restaurant and the warm, welcoming staff. We are breakfast at the inn--which is included in your stay--and had the best...

Thank BradandGina
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here a few years ago and loved it. We are dinner here a couple of days ago. Great food and setting. Our server, Katie was amazing. She was by far the most polite server we ever had. Also, very attentive to our needs. Would come back again!!

Thank JonandKris
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed at the Stafford on July 27, 2016. The way we were greeted, the comfort of the room and the meal we enjoyed were all outstanding. The inn not only has comfortable rooms but many common areas to enjoy the ambience. We would recommend this inn to anyone who wants a time a true relaxation and good food.

Thank John S
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We enjoyed a very pleasant three night stay at this excellent inn and look forward to returning. As online photos make clear, this is a beautiful building, on beautifully landscaped property, with a great view of the bay. We had dinner, two excellent breakfasts, and a surprisingly great Sunday brunch. We look forward to future episodes. (We both had multiple...

1Thank profofphil
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

So you know why you are coming to a historic hotel, right? For an experience that is different than the HOTEL 8.. Breakfasts are great. Staff is super courteous. Lots of older folks staying here but if you want to bike the LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY WHEELHOUSE trail, there is no place closer or more charming. You are missing out if...

Thank Joan K

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stafford's Bay View Inn offers guests the grace and romance of a bygone era, set against the exquisite views of Little Traverse Bay. Some of Northern Michigan's finest dining can be experienced in our Roselawn Dining Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stafford's Bay View Inn

Address: 2011 Woodland Ave, Petoskey, MI 49770-5069
Region: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Price Range: ₹ 7,688 - ₹ 14,708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stafford's Bay View Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Canton, Michigan
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“Rooms are much cheaper during the winter months. Rooms with a view of the lake and a view of the front; really made no difference”
  • Winter sleigh ride through historic Bay View village
  • Room #42, queen bed, sofa, chair plus two dressers.
 of 5 bubbles spatts, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Another good point - there are no TVs in the rooms. There are large screen TVs in the library and the common room off the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles TRA2sticks, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room high enough and on the proper side to see Lake Huron.”
 of 5 bubbles Trip-Review01, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet with great view”
 of 5 bubbles Iamvictorious, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No television in the rooms. Bring water shoes if you plan to swim here--smooth rocky bottom. Bikes are available at the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles BradandGina, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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